afghanistan, but what that does taking with the leadership, this has been going on for a decade or so, the organization flattening out the coming more localized. as before 9/11 you had this top-down structure. now because you're getting these franchises, they are not doing the big picture operations, but they are becoming more aggressive, violent, so you are getting more regionalized local attacks. bill: leon panetta wrote this yesterday, three years later the world is dangerous, even more so, while the mood of withdrawal is spreading in both medical parties. recent reports suggest they may have to address the crisis around the world that threaten our national security, or military must be prepared to respond if necessary.